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Summer School Ideas to Help Your Kid Get Through It

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UPDATED May 30th, 2018 Ready to put a new spin on summer school ideas and attitudes? In movies, the second the bell rings kids start throwing their worksheets in the air, screaming “school’s out for summer!” and running around like…

No Flex Zone: How to Survive Bossy a Toddler

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UPDATED May 18th, 2018 Did you just get an order from a miniature-sized drill sergeant? When your toddler tells you to ‘get her that desirable object now,’ you’re probably tempted to chuckle, while you shiver in your boots a little.…

Taken: 10 Kidnapping Stories We Always Need to Remember

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UPDATED May 3rd, 2018 Stranger than fiction, real life has brought some particularly twisted kidnapping tales to prominence. It seems unfathomable, for example, that more than 300 school girls were kidnapped in Nigeria; or that a man as sick…

Summer’s-a-Comin’! Tips on Finding the Perfect Summer Camp for Your Kid

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Updated April 28, 2018 In a perfect world there would be a guidebook telling you exactly how to raise a happy and healthy kid. Unfortunately, this is not a perfect world, and if you find such a guidebook, please send it our way. In the real…

9 Reasons Why Your Baby is Like Yoda

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“You must unlearn what you have learned.” —Yoda Updated April 28, 2018 May 2 is Baby Day. Baby Day is a day seemingly created by e-greeting card makers, so you may not find it on any calendars (unless the calendar is posted on the…

12 Reasons Why Your Middle Child is a Total Badass

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UPDATED April 26, 2018 From Jan Brady to Malcolm in the Middle, the peanut butter of the child sandwich has always been portrayed as having unique crises and special problems. Middle children get a bad rap—they’re often stereotyped as…

7 Conversations About Sex that You Should Have with Your Daughter

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Updated April 21st, 2018 In the same way you probably cringe at the thought of your own mother engaging in risqué sexual acts, it’s fair to say that, for her, the thought of you taking part in said acts doesn't feel any better. There are…

15 Trendy Terms Your Teen is Using That You Might Want to Learn

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UPDATED April 18th, 2018 YOLO! #fungry! Grinding today. Anyone else confused out of their minds when they hear some of the trendy new slang terms our teens are using? Now, we can think back to our own teenage years and recall a few choice…
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Family Flora: Tips on Teaching Kids Gardening

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UPDATED March 26th, 2018 Kids' gardening can open up a whole new world for you and the little ones. While you might look at your garden and think about whether everything looks healthy and when flowers and veggies will be at their peak, it's…